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Da-Kao II

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Rue Van Artevelde 19, Brussels 1000, Belgium (Formerly Da Kao)
+32 2 512 67 16
12:00 - 00:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

I have never had anything in person from these scummers, but i just ordered takeaway and they only promise it to be delivered 4 hours later. The order was paid via Paypal, i introduced a complaint, let's see how this resolves the problem. I would never again order from this house of scummers. I will formally imtroduce a claim with... More 

Thank mjbjosh
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I went at Da Kao II for lunch and it was good! Very budget-friendly which is nice but I had to take one more dish to be full. I'm a bit disappointed that they didn't take my EdenRed card even if they advertise it on their front door. The machine wasn't ""working"" ""that day ""...

Thank Constance M
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visited Dakao regularly this year, they really never do disappoint! Food is still as fresh and tasty, reception friendly and welcoming. And as I wrote already, really the best crispy noodles in town! (tried a lot of the other restos in the same neighbourhood too)

Thank GaramMasala
Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Inexpensive good food in downtown bruxelles, daily special or "menu du jour" is 5-7€. Long menu with lots of items. Tea just 1€, dim sum with seafood for 2, and noodles with chicken and beef where good.

Thank Clevlander
Bratislava, Slovakia
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I am here for lunch. The place is full and the waitress and kitchen staff seem to be completely unable to serve the demand. The English of the waitress is extremely limited. I was waiting for 30 mins after the starter arrived - not at all what I ordered. Thus, no starter and after 35 mins got a plate of... More 

Thank 30Stella
Kapaa, Hawaii
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196 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Good tasting Vienamese food at reasonable prices. Excellent service. Quantity of food for the price is very good also.

Thank 476donc
Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Da Kao is one of the most popular Asian food restaurants for locals in Brussels. It's cheap enough so you can go every week, and it's very nice in every aspect. Maybe the only thing to improve is to market their special dishes better. I find myself always returning to the 'Special Da Kao' mix menu because I don't want... More 

Thank TomBrahms
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Great food, great price too, especially compared to the rest of Brussels. We had a kind of specialty plate with four appetisers and two main courses, (because we couldn't choose a regular dish from the menu; too many great-sounding stuff) and we only paid 13eu each! We didn't finish it, because it was too much, evidently, but it tasted wonderful... More 

Thank Britt W
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

On a cold and wet November night, I was in need of some seriously warming food in Brussels. Pho was my goal, as there seems to be nothing better at warming the soul (at least in my case). I searched out Da-Kao, and it didn't disappoint. Warm reception from the staff, nicely and cosy restaurant and food that fit the... More 

Thank Matt W
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

It's one of those places where you have cravings for. The Da Kao Special, as everyone mentioned, is so addictive. Be prepared to ask a doggy bag but I can't help myself from not getting it every time. The staff has always been very friendly and helpful, some even speak Dutch. Definitely a must go!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Thai, Vietnamese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Van Artevelde 19, Brussels 1000, Belgium (Formerly Da Kao)
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 67 16
32 years in business with the same chef since the grand opening in 1983. We specialize in authentic Vietnamese cooking. Please come share a meet with our family..

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